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Resident workers - Key statistics

7,176 people or 83.0% of the City of Boroondara's resident workers (Education and Training) have a tertiary qualification.

The local resident workers include all employed people who are resident in the local area regardless of where they work. In other words, it is the people who live locally and therefore have the potential to work locally and is an important resource for the local economy. Their characteristics inform us about the skills that are available locally, even if they are not currently employed in the local economy.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Resident workers key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Boroondara20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Local workers--------------
Total local workers (Census)8,643100.0100.08,138100.0100.0+505
Males2,86333.130.02,57731.730.7+286
Females5,77966.970.05,56068.369.3+219
Age structure--------------
15 - 24 years1,05612.28.584510.48.1+211
25 - 54 years5,15559.669.04,94760.870.3+208
55 - 64 years1,84321.318.41,93323.818.7-90
65 years and over5986.94.14165.12.9+182
Top three occupations--------------
Professionals5,84967.761.75,58368.663.3+266
Community and personal service workers98811.415.683410.213.5+154
Managers7718.97.57048.77.0+67
Hours worked--------------
Full time4,60853.354.84,49055.256.2+118
Part time3,96645.944.43,55443.742.8+412
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree6,64876.966.26,10575.063.3+543
Advanced diploma or diploma5286.110.46718.211.2-143
Certificate level3063.59.12543.18.7+52
No qualifications1,04712.112.797412.014.5+73
Individual Income--------------
Less than $5001,59418.417.1--------
$500 -$1,7494,57152.962.5--------
$1,750 or more2,37627.519.2--------
Method of Travel to Work--------------
Car5,47363.371.05,30765.271.9+166
Public Transport1,29915.010.498912.28.7+310
Bicycle1561.81.81531.91.9+3
Walked only4965.73.54175.13.6+79
Other Characteristics--------------
Born overseas2,41527.924.82,05925.322.7+356
Speaks a language other than English at home1,74420.218.41,31316.115.3+431
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20164445.14.2--------

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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